97.3 ABC Illawarra
|Broadcast area||Illawarra, New South Wales|
|Frequency||97.3 MHz FM|
|First air date||6 March 1959 (AM)
March 1991 (FM)
|Owner||Australian Broadcasting Corporation|
97.3 ABC Illawarra is an ABC Local Radio station based in Wollongong and broadcasting to the Illawarra region in New South Wales. This includes the towns of Nowra, Shellharbour, Kiama, and Bowral. The station began as 2WN in 1959 originally broadcasting on the AM band. It now transmits on the main FM frequency of 97.3 MHz along with a low power FM repeater.